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L. Douglas Wilder: Continuing 30 Years of History, Then & Now

Please join the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, in partnership with Virginia Union University, as we celebrate “L. Douglas Wilder: Continuing 30 Years of History, Then & Now,” a daylong virtual symposium. Tune in as we commemorate the inauguration of L. Douglas Wilder, 66th governor of the commonwealth of Virginia and the nation’s first elected African American governor. During the live webcast, Gov. Wilder will deliver a keynote address, and senior elected officials, political analysts and students will offer their insights and take audience questions. 

When: 9-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17
Where: Via Zoom; link will be emailed to registrants.

Questions? Contact To learn more about the event or to register, visit Follow #WILDER30 on social media for the latest updates

Register Here

FBI Richmond Internship Information Sessions

The FBI Richmond Field Office is hosting the following information sessions. Be sure to sign up ASAP since space is limited: 
September 9, 2020, at 2:00 PM
September 10, 2020, at 5:30 PM

Registration link:

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to their applicant email address (

HOME's 3rd Annual Fair Housing Summit

Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, Inc. (HOME) is hosting a fair housing summit on September 16th from 9:30-3:30-pm. If financial assistance/scholarships are needed please reach out to

Register at



Introduction to Pre-Law Event hosted by VCU Career Services

Wednesday, September 30, 3:00 - 4:00 pm 
This workshop is designed for students who are starting to think about going to law school. We'll discuss majors, general application timelines, pre-law resources at VCU, and hear from current VCU students who are in the process of applying to law school.
*see attached for details*
View two pre-law student organizations that continue to be active.  

Sign up for bike/ped counts!

When: September 15, 16, or 17
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Grab your pen and take your marks for Fall 2020 Bike Ped Counts

What are Bike Ped Counts?
Bike Ped Counts is an annual count conducted along Richmond City streets and paths. Supported by volunteers like you, this effort gathers valuable data about biking and walking activity to improve planning and design. Volunteers will choose a day, or more, to visit a specific location and count the number of people walking and biking along that street section for a 2-hour period. 

Doing Bike Ped Counts each year paints a picture of biking/walking activity trends, and we believe that Bike Ped Counts can provide valuable information about the active transportation impacts of the pandemic. Bike Ped Counts have always been an outdoor, solo volunteering activity and can be done in alignment with COVID-19 safety precautions.

Register here and choose which location and day(s) you would like to volunteer. You'll receive further details closer to your count day(s). 

2021 Virginia Capitol Semester Internship Program


Accepting Applications: Spring 2021 Virginia Capitol Semester Internship Program

The Wilder School Office of Student Success is currently recruiting interns for our Spring 2021 Virginia Capitol Semester Internship Program. 
**This internship is intended to start in January 2021. Due to COVID- 19,  this is subject to change. Our office is monitoring mandates from the university regarding VCU-sponsored internship programs.**
Students of ALL majors are welcomed to apply!
The deadline to apply is October 1, 2020. For more information go to and to apply go to

Virginia Capitol Semester Internship Zoom Chats 

September 17, 2020

September 18, 2020

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

Join Zoom link:

Stop by to learn about the Virginia Capitol Semester program. The Wilder School Office of Student Success will be available to share information about the program on the hour, each hour (students can attend anytime during the 11 am - 2 pm time block; student attendees do not need to stay the whole time slot :))

National Security Agency (NSA) Events

Navigating the NSA Job Application Process – NSALive Webinar – Thursday, September 10, 4 - 5 p.m. EDT – Register here.  
Student Programs – NSALive Webinar – Thursday, September 17, 4 - 5 p.m. EDT – Register here.  
Virtual Tech Talk Panel Discussion with NSA Privacy, Cyber and Technology Integration Experts – Monday, September 21, 4 – 5 p.m. EDT – Register here. 
Diversity Round Table – NSALive Webinar – Tuesday, September 29, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. EDT – Register here. 

U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (Unpaid) - 2021 Summer

The U.S. Department of State Student Internship is an unpaid experience offering U.S. citizen students a chance to participate in the formulation and implementation of U.S. foreign policy.  Additional information can be found at

Temporary - Interns are required to serve for a period of 10 consecutive weeks during Summer 2021. Interns are required to work 32-40 hours per week to successfully complete the internship.

Application deadline 09/16/2020.

Civil Rights Data Collection Internship

CRDC internships in Washington, DC.

Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) interns will work closely with program staff and statisticians on a variety of assignments and special projects related to the CRDC. Interns work directly with CRDC staff and leadership and will have the opportunity to attend meetings and events on a range of topics. Interns can expect to conduct research on education issues and policies related to civil rights laws and enforcement, conduct data analyses, review and comment on statistical reports, draft technical memoranda and responses to public inquiries, and assist in developing and drafting technical and statistical reports for lay audiences.

Qualifications:  For CRDC internships -- currently matriculating at an undergraduate or graduate institution working towards a degree and in academic good standing at the time of application. 

Compensation: UNPAID.Course credit is available.

CRDC internships in Washington, DC.

Application Materials:  To apply for a CRDC internship with the Program Legal Group, please email a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to OCR and include Program Legal Group – CRDC Internship in the subject line. Additional application materials may be required at a later date.

For more information visit


Intelligence Analysis Summer Program Internship

Fort Meade, MD
Pay Plan: GG, Grade: 06/1 to 07/10
Open: 2020-09-01, Close: 2020-10-31

About the IA Summer Internship Are you looking for an opportunity that will provide innovative professional work experiences that are meaningful to your career goals, enable you to explore the fascinating world of intelligence, and give you the opportunity to serve your country? Look no further than the National Security Agency (NSA). NSA's Intelligence Analysis (IA) Summer Internship offers the opportunity for training in a multi-faceted cryptologic discipline. This program offers full-time paid internships for undergraduate and master's degree students each year. It is an intensive 12-week program that gives rising college seniors or graduate level students the opportunity to build knowledge and skills in the intelligence analysis (IA) field.


For details visit

NSA Signals Intelligence Collection Program (SICP) Intern

Fort Meade, MD
Pay Plan: GG, Grade: 05/1 to 06/10
Open: 2020-09-01, Close: 2020-10-31

(Please Do Not Apply Until You Have Read This Entire Job Advertisement on website) Would you like to spend next summer developing real-world technical solutions and/or working in an operational foreign intelligence collection-related assignment to acquire data critical to the security of our country? Does the prospect of applying your computer, technical, analytic, mathematical, engineering, data science, social science, communication, problem-solving, and/or critical thinking skills to the National Security Agency's Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) mission intrigue you? Are you a currently enrolled college freshman, sophomore, junior, or a senior intending to pursue a Master's degree in the same major as your undergraduate studies? If you answered -yes- to these questions, you could be one of the next Signals Intelligence Collection Program (SICP) summer interns in the spring of 2021 directly supporting the United States Intelligence Community. 

For details visit



Seasonal Employment for Students (Summer 2021)

Each Summer, the Ocean City (MD) Police Department hires approximately 200 Seasonal Employees to assist in this busy Summer Resort. Each job is paid and can count as internship credits.

OCPD will be testing this Fall on the following weekends:

October 24/25, 2020, November 21/22, 2020, December 19/20, 2020

If you'd like to attend a Testing Session, you will need the following

Completed Application (located on our Website)

Driver's License

Physician's Waiver (Police Applicants Only)

For additional info, here are a few resources:



Additional info about the positions available and testing is attached What are you doing this Summer -Summer 2021-.pdf

Research Collaboration Opportunity

Calling all researchers! The Research Interest Network is an initiative sponsored by VCU's School of Education and open to all faculty and students regardless of discipline. If interested, check out the information below or share with fellow faculty and graduate and professional students:  

Calling all Faculty Projects and Student Researchers

Did you know that the new Research Collaboration- VCU Research Matching Network is your home base to connect with research projects that align with your passion?


Faculty submit their project needs and students can match with a project that resonates with their professional, personal or academic experience and passion. New projects are added regularly- bookmark and check back often!

Native Land hiring Research Director

All candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to Christine McRae, Executive Director of Native Land Digital, by email to with “Research Director” in the subject line. 

All applications must be received by Friday, September 25, 2020 at 11:59pm

*see attached for details*